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springing (springˑ·ing),

v soft tissue manipulation in which the practitioner gradually applies slow, repetitive pressure; often used as a diagnostic tool.
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Springing/spring test.
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Whether this prophecy is ever fulfilled or not, it is nevertheless plain that a very different-looking class of people are springing up at the south, and are now held in slavery, from those originally brought to this country from Africa; and if their increase do no other good, it will do away the force of the argument, that God cursed Ham, and therefore American slavery is right.
The charge exploded, and the knife, in springing back, closed into its owner's wrist.
Dickon pushed the chair slowly round and round the garden, stopping every other moment to let him look at wonders springing out of the earth or trailing down from trees.